Definition of frustrating
: tending to produce or characterized by frustration a frustrating delay
Examples of frustrating in a Sentence
All these delays have been very frustrating.
these daily traffic jams are frustrating
Recent Examples of frustrating from the Web
Kris Dunn hadn’t had a frustrating rookie season in which his best moments came at shooting guard.
Trump killed the first and is leery of the second, frustrating U.S. allies who'd gone to the mat to sell the ambitious deals to skeptical publics.
Burr’s jokes lash out at modern life’s frustrating injustices, like self-checkout machines and the unhelpful politeness of customer service representatives.
Once mired in a frustrating slump, his batting average hovering below .200 as late as April 25, Hosmer is now on pace for one of the finest offensive seasons of his career.
The delays have been frustrating to potential customers, executives and employees in the nascent industry.
This incongruity is frustrating, and Teplitzky deepens it with one overwrought, predictable choice after another.
On Wednesday, two of the country's top intelligence officials went before the Senate Intelligence Committee and refused to discuss the specifics of conversations with the president, frustrating several lawmakers.
The same frustrating script seemed to be playing out Wednesday for the Marlins — twice.
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First Known Use of frustrating
FRUSTRATING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of frustrating for English Language Learners
: causing feelings of anger and annoyance
FRUSTRATING Defined for Kids
Definition of frustrating for Students
: causing feelings of disappointment and defeat So the Egypt gang waited and waited and it was all pretty frustrating. — Zilpha Keatley Snyder, The Egypt Game
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